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Jack May Replaces Matt Mitrione, Meets Tyrell Fortune at Bellator 255 – MMA Root



Jack May will step on Matt Mitrione and face Tyrell Fortune in a heavyweight competition at Bellator 255.

Sherdog.com confirmed the change with a promoter on Monday following an initial report from MMAjunkie.com. Mitrioni withdrew from the match for unknown reasons. The Bellator 255 takes place Friday at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. And leads the Grand Prix semifinal featherweight between champion King Patricio Freire and Emmanuel Sanchez The card will be shown on Showtime.

Fortune and May started last September at Bellator 245, but the match ended 2:42 in Round 1 after Fortune accidentally landed in his opponent’s groin. Fortune returned to action at Bellator 251, where he spotted Said Sowma on November 5th. The 30-year-old Arizona Combat Sports representative is 9-1 and without a competition as a professional.

May last appeared on the Xtremme MMA “Fick vs. Fialho”, where he suffered a decision loss by Kyle Noblitt on January 30th. May, who has competed for organizations such as the UFC, the Professional Fighters League, Titan FC and Tachi Palace Fights, has won just one of his last six appearances.

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